Category Archives: Economics and the like

Cartoon: Selective Heartlessness, aka, On Employers Who “Can’t Afford” Paying A Living Wage

The fall of Rome was caused by not enough Romans supporting my Patreon. So sad! If only there were some way of preventing our civilization from suffering the same terrible fate… I penciled a bunch of this one during a … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Kids Today Are So Lazy

If you like these cartoons, then you’re a terrible terrible person and you should definitely consider a mountain retreat to work on your spiritual size, say five to eight years of contemplating the pine trees, going barefoot and living only … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Right-Winger’s Guide to Labor Economics

For want of a shoe the shoelace was lost. For want of a shoelace the shoefly was lost. For want of a shoefly the flyover states were lost. For want of the flyover states the state of grace was lost. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: What We Can Afford

This comic is by myself and Kevin Moore. Kevin comments: I’ve always found it a crime against society that we spend so much money on our defense budget, when so much of that money goes to the military industrial complex, … Continue reading

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Cartoon: I’ve Tried Everything To Find New Workers

If you like my cartoons, please help me make more by supporting my Patreon. I have to admit, this cartoon would have been more current back in May. But on the other hand, employers complaining about lazy workers – and … Continue reading

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Cartoon: It’s Always The Sick Person’s Fault

Help me keep making cartoons by supporting my patreon! Today’s cartoon is another collaboration with Becky Hawkins. The conservative ideology of individualism and everyone gets what they deserve falls especially flat on its face when we look at health care … Continue reading

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Aunt Linda and Uncle Frank were playing on easy mode back in 1966

Guest post by Brendan Wright I just found another scintillating read– the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Expenditures 2019. There’s some very interesting take-aways. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that think I understand why many well-meaning … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Are you GENUINELY Poor?

Please support these cartoons by supporting my Patreon! Just a $1 or $2 pledge means a lot to me. This cartoon is based on a cliche I’ve heard so many times – that poor people aren’t “really” poor, and so … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Capitalism/Socialism

If you like these cartoons, help me make more at my Patreon! Lots of $1 or $2 pledges means I can make a living. Today’s comic is written by me and drawn by Jake Richmond, creator of Modest Medusa. Jake … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Copyright, The Biggest Government Giveaway of All (featuring Bill Gates)

This one was directly inspired by this Dean Baker essay. The issue can be seen as a distinction between someone who wins a big pile of money in a lottery and someone who slips in a fake card to win … Continue reading

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